Merriwether’s Got Talent

Merriwether’s Got Talent

Merriwether Elementary hosted its first annual talent show, “Merriwether’s Got Talent.”  Students across all grade levels came out to put their talent on display.  A wide variety of talents were showcased, including dancers, gymnasts, singers, magicians, artists, and many more!  Shari Huiet, master of ceremonies, says, “I was thrilled to see the number of amazingly […]

Dekoda Watson Promotes Jump Rope for Heart

Dekoda Watson Promotes Jump Rope for Heart

Dekoda Watson, linebacker with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, came to RSM Elementary/Middle to participate in Jump Rope for Heart Jump-a-thon for the K4 and K5 classes. Dekoda played football at South Aiken High School and Florida State. He was drafted by Tampa Bay in 2010. Dekoda has a foundation called Koda’s Kids that promotes physical activity among children. His foundation donated to […]

STHS Celebrates Millennium Club Day

STHS Celebrates Millennium Club Day

On Friday, February 7th, Strom Thurmond High School celebrated the accomplishments of the 51 students who received outstanding scores on their college entrance exams. Each of the students wore navy blue or red Millennium Club t-shirts proclaiming the fact that they have scored a 1000 (math + verbal) or better on the SAT and/or a […]

School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

Douglas Elementary Second Grade A Honor Roll: Khalil Rodriguez. Second Grade AB Honor Roll: Mark Bishop, Joey Brooks, Javon Chick, Katlyn Chinn, Mehki Coping, Logan Gill, Victoria Herron, Zariyah Holloway, Elijah McBride, Robert Murrell. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Zowie Gilchrist, Cara Williams, David Wise. Third Grade AB Honor Roll: Tino Brown, William Bush-Jackson, Jade […]

History Night at W.E. Parker

History Night at W.E. Parker

W. E. Parker Elementary hosted a History Celebration on Thursday, February 6, 2014.  Students prepared research projects, writing pieces, and portrayed famous Americans to reflect the diversity of our nation’s history. All studies were connected to the Common Core Standards. Over one hundred parents attended the exciting family night event!  

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” was an invitation in the email that Joel Jolly received and which prompted this story. The author of the email is Ms. Vartanian, the art teacher at JET Middle School. Joel Jolly is the chair of the Edgefield County Public School Foundation, which gave Ms. Vartanian a Vision Grant (money) for […]

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president. President’s List students from […]

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman, a junior at Fox Creek High School, competed Saturday, January 25, in Blythwood in the Poetry Out Loud regionals.  Eden recited “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee“ by Emily Bronte and Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham.”  Because of her outstanding performance, she will move on to state competition on March 15 in Columbia. […]

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

The second graders at Merriwether Elementary visited Storyland Theatre at the Imperial on Friday, January 31st.  After being delayed due to weather, the second graders enjoyed their 2nd play, “The Courtship of Senorita Florabella,” of the season through Storyland. Janice Bass, teacher, says, “It’s exciting to see the kids enthusiasm as they watch the characters […]

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Congratulations go to Antonia Adams of Strom Thurmond High School who won 1st place at the state level for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Scholarship contest.  She will be competing at the national level for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship award.  The 2013-2014 essay theme was “Why I’m Optimistic About […]

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